hammered hammered  /ˈhæ mərd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) shaped or worked with a hammer and often showing hammer marks

Usage(s):

  1. In just 60 days, they hammered together an extraordinarily comprehensive--and unwieldy--constitution, and renamed the country the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.
  2. After a few weeks, the courts hammered out a plan with the sheriff.

News

  1. Victor Cruz and New York Giants Reportedly Agree on 1-Year Contract

    The New York Giants have finally hammered out a deal for superstar receiver Victor Cruz, retaining the wide receiver's services for next year. The fourth-year wideout will sign his restricted free-agent tender, according to ESPN's Josina Anderson. Victor Cruz told me he's on his way to the Giants facility this am. He intends to sign his 1st-round restricted free agent tender of $2.879M — Josina ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Video: At least 2 killed as severe weather slams U.S.

    At least two people were killed by the severe weather that hammered an area from the upper Midwest to the mid-Atlantic. Charlie Rose reports on the loss of life and property damage.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: CBS News

  3. Apple's Eddy Cue takes the stand in e-book antitrust trial

    Hammered by the DOJ on the effect of higher e-book prices on consumers.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CNN Money

Quotes

  1. "With the deadline approaching it was the right business thing to do at this point, although we are hopeful to get a longer term deal hammered out in the near future," Reese said. "I did speak to Brandon and we had a very good conversation...
    on Feb 13, 2009 By: Jerry Reese Source: USA Today

  2. "I've been getting hammered for it," Perry said. "I'm proud of myself to be able to push that aside and go out there and shoot good scores."
    on Jul 10, 2008 By: Kenny Perry Source: USA Today

  3. "Most of the hits were mistakes and they hammered them," Schilling said. "My last 12 innings, I've given up 24 baserunners. It's not just the stretch, it's everything. I've got to pitch again in five days and I've got to figure it out in the...
    on May 23, 2007 By: Curt Schilling Source: ESPN

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